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The Man from the Future (2011)

O Homem do Futuro (original title)
Zero is a brilliant scientist. However, 20 years ago, he was publicly humiliated when he lost Helena, the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions ... See full summary »

Director:

Cláudio Torres

Writer:

Cláudio Torres
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wagner Moura ... Zero
Alinne Moraes ... Helena
Maria Luísa Mendonça ... Sandra
Fernando Ceylão Fernando Ceylão ... Otávio
Gabriel Braga Nunes Gabriel Braga Nunes ... Ricardo
Daniel Uemura Daniel Uemura ... Sushi
José Steimberg José Steimberg ... Sr. Arlindo
Malu Rodrigues Malu Rodrigues ... Aluna
Gregório Duvivier Gregório Duvivier ... Engravatado 1991
Bruno Gradim Bruno Gradim ... Antonio
Rodolfo Bottino Rodolfo Bottino ... Barman
Paulo Roque Paulo Roque ... Apostador do Bar 1
Arley Veloso Arley Veloso ... Apostador do Bar 2
Raul Barretto Raul Barretto ... Professor do Zero
Jean Pierre Noher ... Mayer
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Storyline

Zero is a brilliant scientist. However, 20 years ago, he was publicly humiliated when he lost Helena, the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions causes him to travel back in time to 1991. Having taken the opportunity to change history, Zero returns to own time to find totally changed. Written by Leonardo Letaif

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Nada será como antes. (Nothing will be like before).


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese | Spanish

Release Date:

2 September 2011 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

L'uomo dal futuro See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Radiohead's special permission was granted in order to their song "Creep" be on the movie's soundtrack, which is sung by the main actor, Wagner Moura. See more »

Goofs

Contrary to the comment before, "Creep", sung by Wagner Moura, does not represent an anachronism. The song does not play at the party itself. Instead, it was used in two scenes to match the feelings that Zero was experienced at the time. Any song composed until then (2011) could have been included in the soundtrack, as long as it did not play at the party. See more »

Connections

References Pac-Man (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Inútil
Written by Roger Moreira
Performed by Wagner Moura
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Absolutely Great !
22 July 2012 | by seoman49See all my reviews

I will simply tell you that the scenario, the plot, the characters, the direction, the production values, the soundtrack are absolutely fantastic. The casting and the acting are brilliant. The main lead in particular is outstanding.

I am extremely happy to have had the curiosity to watch this film. It is quite rare nowadays to find such a little gem that manages to be clever and funny, without being cheap, gimmicky or silly.

Great entertainment, the way it's meant to be. I would give it 8.5/10 if possible.

As a side note, this was the 2nd Brazilian movie I saw this month (after "Moebius", and maybe the 3rd within the last 12 months (After Elite Squad II), and I will definitely keep my eyes peeled for any movie coming out of Brazil due to quality productions and originality. Do not change anything Brazilian studios!


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